Dialectica


Number of submissions received annually: 


2013: 298

2012: 240

2011: 288


Percentage of submissions accepted 

2013: 11.41%

2012: 5.83%

2011: 8.68%


Percentage of submissions that receive at least one referee report: 55% 


Average time for manuscript review in months: 3


If possible, give details.

a. Editorial decision within 2 months: 40%

b. Editorial decision between 2 and 6 months: 55%

c. Editorial decision between 7 months and 1 year: 3%

d. Editorial decision of more than 1 year: 2%


The journal has a printed version. 

Average time from acceptance to print publication in months: 1 


The journal has an 'online first' system. 

Average time from acceptance to online publication in months: 


Submissions are anonymous to the editors. 


Submissions are anonymous to the reviewers. 


Demographic Information:

We understand that not all journals are able to provide the following information, and would encourage journal editors to consider collecting it. For information on the Good Practice Scheme, please see:

Good Practice Scheme 



Percentage of submissions by women: 12.05% 


Percentage of accepted articles by women: 15.48% 


Percentage of submissions by people from minority ethnic groups: n/a 


Percentage of accepted articles by people from minority ethnic groups: n/a 


Publisher: Blackwell-Wiley 

Editor(s)-in-chief: Philipp Blum, Marcel Weber 

Full name: Philipp Blum 

Title/position: editor and managing editor 

Email address: philipp.blum@philosophie.ch 

Street address:Fabrikgässli 1 

City: Biel 

State/province: n/a 

Zip/postal code: 2502 

Country: Switzerland 

Dialectica